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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta T1TK ALL THE LOCAL AND WORLD'S FOREMOST FVENTS Friday, December WARNER-BERG Claim John is Lying Down on the Job Would Pleased if he Saw Fit to put a Quietus on This Weather of California Extraction Anxious About Edmonton 'Spiel OTHER HOCKEY GAMES ALONG THE WINNIPEG GAME SLOW Johnny Fro it, King of Winttr- dom, Is not In good standing with the braw curlers of .Lethbridge jutt at the present time. The kniflhti of the blrllng stanes have it firmly fixed In their minds that Jack lying down on hit point to the icftiew rink to prove A couple of ago the, pretldent of the club went down Into Saskatchewan, where Fullvrton they manu- facture all kinds cf weather, and promisee to bring real win- ter weather back with him. If he he can order any old thing rhe for all the 100 or more curling exponents want a rink with ice, They have been hoping against hope for a whfte Christmas and "hope defer- the tick." .A month or so ago they held their annual meeting, elected the skips; the skips-got busy and I'n- ed up thelr.-Hnks, and all they have do to far has been to' skip around and cast gloomy glan- ces In the direction of the weather man. However, they console them- selves that although they have an iccleas rink, It cannot always last, .and things will come out right yet A'nd when King John does get on the job and.forsake his Californ- Ian t.ablts, they will curl all night to make up for It. All they hops is that the joyous time will come soon enough for them to get a couple of rinks in shape to go to Edmonton for the provincial sple! and cop off some of the silver- ware. Toronto, Dec. Torou- tos had only Holmes, McGlf- fen atul Randall out tbis morning, and the rest of the bunch were tired after last night's game. Walker and Do- hertr. Hccomuahled by WUJard -Mc- Gregor, who 'was out with the Tecum. sens, loft for Moncton, where they will pay in the Maritime League. Ridpatil's team looks like Holmes. Davidson, Cameron, Foeston, Wilson and Randall, and if these six men were COME- TOGETHER ON NEW YEAR'S AFTERNOON IN BENEFIT AND EXHIBITION GO plared'together at praciice.Yhey would Chlldren's Shelter. Special soon make them all hustle. I vatlons wiU made ladies. Wrestling .fans have beeu fed u rather extensively during tbe'past mouths .since Jack Taylor ,got into and now they ure due to eo two or the best of them put on an xhlbltlon here. On Year's after oon John and W. Warner wil v on the mat at Uio Majestic in an xhibltion encounter, ami if the repu ation of-those two lights of the gray- ling world goes for anything there lonld bo a full -house to witness the ay in which everything kijown to ho game be uncorked. Berg IB one of the best iu the game any time. Ho stacks up well with Fred Heel, the American middleweight champion, aud knows how to handle himself. Warner, is not unknown since he lowered Taylor's colors. That hu knows the game goes without say- ing. Part of the proceeds will go to aid Special reser- MARKETS An advance of cent is notice- able in local grain elevator prices luilnv. l.ocnl dealers report the qualltv of (.'hrisluias poultry excel- lent (Ills year with prices well main- tained. Elevatoi Prlcei 1 Northern .................f....... 2 Northern ............._........... .'i Northern ;tt, FOOTBALL Old Country, Games College Hockey Syracuse, N.Y.. .Dec. defeated Cornel! here tonight, in the i opening of the season hockey game. McGill Team's Holiday Jaunt Montreal, Dec. 10 o'colck to- McGill players, head, ed by Manager K. B. Reid, Coach Laurie {Roberts, and Trainer Tom Oraydon, left Montreal, bound -for To- FAMOUS CATCHER LIKELY TO GO JACK TWIN SULLIVAN LASTED THREE ROUNDS liufialo, Dec. 36. George Davis slopjied Jack (Twia) Sullivan here tonight in the third round o! a bout scheduled to go 8 rounds. Sullivan's right eye was closed and blood flowed from a cut above the right eye, blinding him. Smashing body punches weakened the vetetan and the was in sight when Dave Sullivan, Jack's second, the, ring. threw into i and 30 seconds. Davis will meet the winner of.the Willard-Keru bout sche- duled to take place in New York to- morrow night. Sign of Age "She's getting old." "She dc'esn't look it." know; but yesterday she told me that she hoped her friends would give her useful gifts this year." WITH THE CHICAGO CUBS NEXT YEAR ronto, Haileybnry, Boston and New j hoped, will put them in the pink of i condition for the intercollegiate The last round lasted two minutes gnmes to Nine players are making the trip. Prince Albert Wins First Saskatoo-n, Sask., Dee. 2G.-The! 0, the CMc XMorn Albert hockey team defeated Saskatcon tonight by a score of 7 to Chicago, Dec. a distance telephone conversation with Roger Bresnahan today, President Lea- gue Baseball club, said he was cer- tain the former St. Louis manager 5. in the opening game of the north-j would be with the Chicago club, next ern division of the A. H. A., before SOO j year. Murphy refused to soy what ofier people. The game was close all the way, being tied three Umes. Tame Exhibition in Winnipeg he had made IJresnahan, but it was understood lie told the catchcr-man- Winnipeg, -Man., Dec. ager, he would give him a bonus of people watched the Winnipegs defeat; foe his signature to a threc- the Monarchs, II) to 6, after a rather rear, contract at a year. tame exhibition of hockey, iu the op- nahan is free to sign with any Na- ening contest of the local senior series t-ional League club. here tonight. with the correct, im- pressive clothes always gets fav- orable attention. Usually his per- sonality matches his clothes. He is neat clean-cut, admirable. WARNER'S MANAGER HAS 5500 TO SAY THAT TAYLOR GOES DOWN TWICE IN AN HOUR Murphy said he believes Bresnahan, who is 32 years old, would be good for six or seven years more in the major leagues. If he comes here he will be expected to do half of the regular catching. London, Eng., Dec. rever sals .of: form were seer. In yesterday's football matches, several teams de- clshely. turning the tables on theii opponents who had beaten them on Christmas Day. The meet per. formauce was Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City. This defeat of Man- chester City deprives them of their leading position as head of the First League, which Is now occupied by Sheffield Wednesday and Aston Villa, with 25 points each. After narrowly escaping defeat by the Welsh teams in the last two or three matches, the South African Rugby players were beaten .today by Swansea by 3 points- to 0. First Division Aston Villa, 7; Oldham Athletic, 1. Blackburn Rovers, 1; Everton, 2. Liverpool, 2; Newcastle United, 1. Manchester United, 4; Chelsea, 2. Hiddlesborough, 1; Bradford City, 1 Notts County, 2; Woolwich Arsena I.. Sheffield United, 0; Bolton Wandei ARE SETTING 0; Sheffield Wcdues If the star local mat artist, Taylor, wants to stack up against Warner for another try he can get it, and wel- come. Tom -Mooney, Warner's man- ager, stated yesterday that -he had the money in his jeans to the extent of S500 to say that the Texan wonder could put Taylor to the mat twice in a short sixty minutes, and if Taylor's friends feel like taking hjm up all they have to do is to flash' a roll of the ready. Any man who thinks he can mea- sure the local hero twice In an hour has some confidence, for there are no many grapplers who have anything 01 Jack at the waiting game.. He strong on defence, and If was the end of an hour's stalling the other felow off, it would help some. A handicap match of this sort, would draw a good house, too, for there u lot of sports In this town who would like to see just how far Warner can extend himself. Frantic efforts have been' made TEAM SHOWED GREAT CLASS ON ITS RECENT TRIP TO CUBA The men who wear FIT-RITE clothes are the smartest, most impressive men you meet. FIT-RITE garments are an ward expression of success. out- BUCHAN THE MEN'S MAN 4M Fifth Straet South Bryan Block since Warner blew in to find out just who he was before he was Warner. Dut Mooney claims that those who :hink he is ringer have had the vrong steer. He that Warner the gentleman's right and proper tandle, although he admits that he took a different name after he went on the padded mat for advertising purposes. Taylor's friends have been trying to get into communication with the .local giant at Moose Jaw, but so far they cannot say whether they will cover Mooney's money or not. Philadelphia, Dec. Col- lins sees hope for the Athletics next year in the showing made by the Mackmen on their recent trip to Cuba. Ordinarily, doped on Cuban' perform- ances, big league aggregations look like also rans in the Three I league, hut the Phlladelphians have proved the exception. Before they went to the Pearl of th Antilles, the Mackmen were ordered to play regular ball, and play it they did. The result was thai they won ten out of twelve games from the is- landern and made the West Indian fans sore on American ball. Collins says that, every man on the team was afflicted by some sort of an ailment, hut. that despite this they played wonderful ball. Frank hit at an awful clip and showed Ha- rana some real swatting. The best feature of the trip was the work of the pitchers, Bender espec- nuderland 2. Tottenham Hotspur, 4: Mar City, 2. West Bromwich Albion, 0; Derbi County, 0. Second Division Leicester Fosse, 1; Glossop, 4. Birmingham, 1; Bury, 2. Bradford, 3; Lincoln City, 0. Fiilham vs. Bristol City, postponed. Hudersfield Town, 0; Grimsby Town Preston North End, J; Hull City, 0. Wolverhampton Wanderers, i; Clapton Orient, 1. Leeds City. 0; Blackpool, 2. Southern League Southampton, 0; Queen's Park Ran- gers, 1. Plymouth Argyle vs. Brentford, post- poned. Northampton, 1. _ Watford, 3; Swlndon Town, 1. Stoke, 0; West Ham United, 2. Portsmouth vs. Coventry, postponed Crystal Palace, 2; Uillwall Athletic 0. Bristol Rovers, 7; Merthyr Town, 1 RMgby The South Africans went down ti ICE RACES IN THE EAST ARE ALL THE ATTRACTION CHRISTMAS WEEK Toronto, Dec. While scratches reduced the lielils, yet from a rac- ng standpoint the second day ot the Toronto Driving Club ice meet left lolhing to be desired, although the Dinners sale margin over the ields. The racing was featured by St. stepping the fastest; mile over ,in ice track in a halS mile race by winning the first heat of the pace iii Peter Burnham and St. Anthony were a great combination today and outside of heat when Net- tie Ethan and Richard S, kept him in a pocket until 'it was too late to No. No. No. No. i NO. N'o. 1 Alberta Kcit. N'o. 2 Alberta .Htrfi No. il Alberta -N'o. -t Alberta IJcil 5 Alberta FRIDAY'S CHAIN PRICES Winnipeg, Man., Dec. l-Mnip, oil in demand due. to exportera Uot hems; much the niarlsH led to loiv- prices today. News from the ttlitina shows that tho. crop there is to he a very woightv factor on (he and it will have influence. There is. an indifferent cash demand for (wmiricrcial grades anil nothing doing Ju contract grades Receipts ace lighter, being (193 cars inspected and 700 in sight, Cables closed, Liverpool j- to J uit lierlm i; up, Uudapest i up and Ant- werp unchanged. Wheat- Dec. May J.ul'y Oats- Bcc........... Jlay Flax- Dec. Jan.......... Open Close 83? 868 85 j- 87 Wheat- No. 1 Nor. No. 2 Nor. No. 3 Nor. No. No. 5.......... No. B Feed Winter No. 2 No. 3 No. 4 Cash Prices 1.03J 81 J 76 win, Si, margin. Anthony always had a safe He took the turns better than the others and gained consider- ably on the corners. St. Anthony and Johnnie Hube were split favorites before the race, hut the Mackenzie horse had not the foot to keep up with tlie others the sllishy 'going. Clara Paul won the pace race In straight .heats. She had to be much the best to .win the first Wheat- is lost considerable ground on Dee...... >he first turn, when Neville and Ir- 'inc collided, the former being mi- .lulV ;eatcd. Jennie. Parker, the Springfield, N. mure, gave Clara Paul a hard Irive in the second heat. No. 3 C. W.......... Extra No. t Feed No. 1 Feed No. 3 No. -I.......... Rejected Feed.................. No. 1 N. W. C...... 39 Minneapolis defeat before Swansea today. They be ing unable to score, while Swansea scored a points. Other games resulted: JUcnelly, 0; London Welsh, o. Cardiff, IS; Barbarians, 5. Newport, 12; Watsonians, :j. Gloucester, 3; Old Merchant Tay lors, 0. Bristol, 0; Pontypool, o. Several matches had to be aban- doned, owing to the inclement weath- ially. The big Indian, whose failure to show his true form knocked Connie Afack's pennant hopes galley west last season, twirled fine ball, and It now ooks as though he would be available next year. "The Cubans thought they had the lest ball clubs in the world until we vent down says Eddie, "and hen they began to realize that Uncle "CHICK" O'CONNOR IS ORDAINED A PRIEST Dec. May .lul'v Chicago SSif Played Baseball to Secure His Education and Made Good In Both Chicago, Dec. managers I have been dickering for his services in the Three f .League, Chick O'Con- nor, former first baseman of the Quin- cy club, is today a regularly ordained priest, and hereafter will be known as Rev. Father Edward O'Connor. The ordination took place in Holy Name Cathedral here. "I studied for the said Father O'Connor, "because I consider- ed it my vocation. I played baseball secure funds for completing my education." CHICAGO WHEAT MARKET v Chicago, III., Dec. bidding by the continent for cargoes to arrive jhish cables, the prospects of shipments from the. countries other than the United States, and a report of storms in the promptly the wheat, market hullishly nl the opening today. May selling to "4, over yesterday at to 02. The dissipation of the Ar- gentine storm rumor, an official re- port of the government of that coun- try showing that this year's crop will exceed last year's by bush- ols, and a disinclination to take the dry weather In the southwest as suri- oils at this were bearish fact- ors under which -May recendud to IM'i. Oats wore dull and featureless. May opened unchanged, to a shade up (it 32% to 32Tig'3S. YOUNG SHRAGUE Mew York, ff. 1 Shrague of Jersey won Jack Leonard, the Philadelphia Usht- weight, in the Sth round of a sched- uled ten-round bout tonight. Leon- ard was completely outclassed. Sam had a few teams that overmatch- ed them. "I want to say a word about our three pitchers, Eddie Plank, Jack Coombs and Chief Bender. They had than they have ever shown and they used it when It was needed. Jack Dec. CooraDS pucned a m to first bssc. He got error. The Cubans did not know what t no-run game one man to niake of the way Jack shot that pill over the plate. 1.BOI.J His old injury hae hook 'to the jaw anil when he came for the Sth he was wobbly. Why We Like to get Home to the Maid 'Tin going to see my sister tonight. What? 0, mercy doesn't work, sho's Vcr- lalim. again, I think." His Plan "How do you estimate Ihe success ol a social "lly the number of people who were disappointed at not getting invita- Star. Colcman, Dec. newly-organ- ized Colcman hockey team, although the have had very little practice, has won two games from Qlairmore. The first game was playecj on the local rink Monday night, resulting i a score of 2-0. Neither side scored a goal during the first half, but in the second half the Coleman boys had things pretty much their own way, out. playing their opponents at every stage of the game. Gresack was the star for Coleman, and demonstrated that he had not forgotten the fine points of hookey since laat season. Hat field was the first man to shoot the puck through the goal, and was soon followed by Baston, who scored the Second tnlly. Christmas Day the Coleman roan drove to Blalrmore to play an exhibi- tion game with the Blairmoro The ice being in poor shape an ad- journment was made to the Prank rink The game was a poor exhibition of hockey, and resulted In a draw ol 2 goals each. Hen White, one of the Hlalnnore players, had a shoulder dis. uring ilic jjame. KINO GEORGE NAVY PLUG CHEWING TOBACCO IS IN A CLASS BY ITSELF! Il llirpasses all others in quality and flavour because the process by which it is made differs from is deli- ciousiy sw.eet and non-irrilating. SOLD EVERYWHERE: IOC A PLUG ROCK CITY TOBACCO Co., Manufacturers, QUEBEC ;